Tennessee Freshman White Ruled Ineligible

November 11th, 2008

The Story: Tennessee freshman point guard Daniel West has been ruled academically ineligible for this season. He had not practiced with the team since workouts began on October 17 due to his eligibility clearance issue. Coach Bruce Pearl insisted that West had done well in summer courses and that he did not expect this problem to arise. "The frustration is he passed many checks and balances and was in summer school and did very well," Pearl said.

Georgia Tech's Clinch Benched Due to Poor Grades

November 10th, 2008
Georgia Tech

The Story: Georgia Tech guard Lewis Clinch will miss at least the first seven games of the season because of poor grades.  Coach Paul Hewitt announced that Clinch will return to the team after the fall semester, which ends December 12, if he can regain his eligibility. Clinch averaged 23.5 minutes per game last year and started 14 of 32 games for the Yellow Jackets. Georgia Tech has already lost team captain D'Andre Bell this year to season ending surgery to correct a spinal condition.

Illinois State's Kenyon Smith Ineligible

October 2nd, 2008

NORMAL, Ill. – Illinois State freshman Kenyon Smith failed to meet the NCAA's minimum academic eligibility standards and won't be allowed to play on the Redbird men’s basketball team this season.

NBA: The Josh Howard Saga

September 18th, 2008

By: Jason Fleming




It'll Be Tough to Trade Josh Howard: The Dallas Mavericks have been adamant all along they are not interested in trading forward Josh Howard. Still, ever since Howard's party issue in the playoffs this season and his revelation about recreational marijuana use, that hasn't stopped other teams from feeling out the Mavs.

NBA: Favorite Bonehead Moves

September 16th, 2008

Patrick Beverley Ruled Ineligible for Arkansas

August 10th, 2008

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Junior guard Patrick Beverley will not compete for the Razorbacks in the 2008-09 basketball season.

The University of Arkansas, including its administrators and coaches, will have no further comment due to student privacy laws. 

Wake Forest's Jamie Skeen Suspended for Fall Semester

June 24th, 2008

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.Wake Forest men’s basketball player Jamie Skeen will not be with the Demon Deacon team during the fall semester, as announced by head coach Dino Gaudio on Tuesday. Skeen has been suspended by the University due to a violation of academic policy.

South Carolina Releases Chad Gray

May 22nd, 2008

COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 22, 2008) - Sophomore forward Chad Gray has been dismissed from the South Carolina men's basketball team for repeated violations of team rules, head coach Darrin Horn announced today. "We wanted Chad to succeed both on and off the court at the University of South Carolina and gave him ample opportunity to do so," said Horn.

Picture of the Day: Jerome Dyson

February 26th, 2008
Thanks to our friends over at Icon Sports Media, we now have access to thousands of great college basketball photos to use on the site.  Each day, CHN will feature a Picture of the Day, which might include a newsworthy, funny, or simply interesting subject. At the bottom will be a caption or headline that might be informative or amusing. The possibilities are endless!